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Bifida divaricata Stackhouse

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gigartinales
Family Cystocloniaceae
Genus Bifida

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Bifida divaricata Stackhouse
with Erytroglossum laciniatum and Cryptopleura ramosa, Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2015. 24 Dec 2016. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Bifida divaricata Stackhouse
transverse section with zonate tetrasporangia, Ría of Ferrol, Galicia, Spain, 2014. Ignacio Barbara. © Ignacio Barbara.

Bifida divaricata Stackhouse
Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2008. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Bifida divaricata Stackhouse
microscope, Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2008; tetrasporangia. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Bifida divaricata Stackhouse
microscope, Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2008, Ignacio Bárbara; TS thallus. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Bifida divaricata Stackhouse
Spain, Galicia, A Coruña, Ártabra, 2005; superficial and TS microscope view. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

 

Rhodophyllis divaricata (Stackhouse) Papenfuss with Erytroglossum laciniatum and Cryptopleura ramosa, Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2015
© Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication details
Bifida divaricata Stackhouse 1809: 97

Published in: Stackhouse, J. (1809). Tentamen marino-cryptogamicum, ordinem novum; in genera et species distributum, in Classe XXIVta Linnaei sistens. Mémoires de la Société Imperiale des Naturalistes de Moscou 2: [50]-97.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Bifida.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Rhodophyllis divaricata (Stackhouse) Papenfuss

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), divaricate, spreading at a wide angle (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Hampshire, England (Dixon & Irvine 1977: 199). Lectotype: original description (Hudson 1778) in the absence of material (Dixon & Irvine 1977: 199).

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Papenfuss, G.F. (1950). Review of the genera of algae described by Stackhouse. Hydrobiologia 2: 181-208.

Created: 25 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 06 February 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 April 2019.

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